Surviving 2021: Supporting Clinicians Through a Humanitarian Crisis - January 24, 2022

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Health care workers in Boston are currently responding to humanitarian crises (examples include the massive encampment at "Mass & Cass," as well as the current COVID Omicron surge), and yet our teams and larger systems were designed for "business as usual." Health care workers, team leaders, and institutions, most of whom are not trained in disaster response, must evolve to do more to support front line workers in the setting of disasters. In this lecture, we will consider strategies to support health care teams that have been used during humanitarian crises.

Target Audience

All Dental and Medical Staff

Learning Objectives

1. Using the massive encampment at "Mass & Cass" as an example, recognize hazards faced by health care workers responding to humanitarian crises.
2. Describe concrete team-based and institutional strategies that support front line workers during disasters.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
01/24/2022
Course expires: 
01/24/2023
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Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.   Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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